UTC Women Play At Northern Colorado Thursday
Thursday, December 13, 2018
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s basketball team heads west to take on Northern Colorado. The Bears are the fifth first-time opponent for the Mocs this season.
After starting the season 4-2, the Mocs have lost their last four and are 4-6 overall. Chattanooga averages 59.3 points per game and is shooting 38.2 percent from the field. The Mocs have 55 3-pointers on the year and have made 32.2 percent of their attempts.
Lakelyn Bouldin is the only Chattanooga player in double figures with 13.2 points per game.
She leads UTC with 21 from long range and entered Chattanooga’s career list for 3-pointers made. Freshman Eboni Williams is second on the team in scoring with 7.4 points per game and leads the team on the boards with 4.5 rebounds per game. Molly Melton has a team-best 17 steals and is second for assists with 19 after missing three games due to injury. Arianne Whitaker is averaging 6.1 points per game and has a team-best 15 blocked shots. She ranks in the Mocs’ top 10 all-time in just her second year.
The Bears are 4-3 on the year with wins against Denver, Colorado State, San Francisco and SMU. They average 62.3 points and 39.4 rebounds per game. UNC is shooting 39.9 percent from the field and 30.9 percent from the 3-point line with 46 treys this season.
Savannah Smith leads the Bears with 15.0 points per game and is 16-of-50 from beyond the arc. Alexis Chapman is second on the team in scoring with 11.0 points per game and Krystal Leger-Walker leads the team in assists (41) and steals (16) and is third on the team in scoring with 10.9 points per game. Ali Meyer is the only UNC player averaging double figures in rebounding with a team-high 10.7 per game.